Design of Wood Structures- ASD/LRFD, Eighth Edition (8th ed.)


Donald E. Breyer


The leading wood design reference—thoroughly revised with the latest codes and dataFully updated to cover the latest techniques and standards, the eighth edition of this comprehensive resource leads you through the complete design of a wood structure following the same sequence used in the actual design/construction process. Detailed equations, clear illustrations, and practical design examples are featured throughout the text. This up-to-date edition conforms to both the 2018 International Building Code (IBC) and the 2018 National Design Specification for Wood Construction (NDS).Design of Wood Structures-ASD/LRFD, Eighth Edition, covers:•Wood buildings and design criteria•Design loads•Behavior of structures under loads and forces•Properties of wood and lumber grades•Structural glued laminated timber•Beam design and wood structural panels•Axial forces and combined loading•Diaphragms and shearwalls•Wood and nailed connections•Bolts, lag bolts, and other connectors•Connection details and hardware•Diaphragm-to-shearwall anchorage•Requirements for seismically irregular structures•Residential buildings with wood light frames

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